Nikolay Negodov


The restorers' case: from monastery to verdict


The verdict on the restorers’ case was announced. Ex-Deputy Minister of Culture Grigory Pirumov was sentenced to a year and six months in a general-regime penal colony; he was released in the courtroom, since he had already served this term. Russiangate recalls how the case of embezzlement in the Ministry of Culture unfolded.